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First Reactions at SXSW Premiere – The Hollywood Reporter


Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves It premiered at the SXSW Film Festival, with positive first reactions to the upcoming fantasy action adventure from both avid gamers and non-gamers alike.

Chris Pine, Reggae Jean Page, Michelle Rodriguez, Justice Smith, and Sophia Lillis star in Paramount and eOne, as a band of adventurers seeking to recover a powerful relic, a journey that runs into trouble after coming across some nefarious characters. Hugh Grant plays the main foil to the ensemble and the comic relief of the film.

Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley – known for their comedies game night He wrote and directed the movie based on the popular tabletop role-playing game.

Reviews will follow the SXSW premiere but see some of the first reactions on social media below, now.

Eric Davis to Fandango: “I don’t play Dungeons and Dragons and don’t understand any cues, so I’m watching it from that perspective. I imagine fans would enjoy every little detail – I just loved watching a crazy, fantasy-filled fantasy movie.”

Steve Weintraub collider: “#dungeonsanddragons is awesome. It’s so much fun, very Funny, action-packed and adventurous that are creative, well-structured and look great. Chris Pine also sings [Hugh Grant] ideal. Highly recommend. “

Brandon Davis From “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves Captures the energy of Guardians of the Galaxy and The Avengers with a chaotic story. Daley & Goldstein provide hilarious, imaginative, uninterrupted shots while the actors seem to be having a good time. Michelle Rodriguez rocks.”

critic Donato died: “A fun-filled fantasy adventure that leans into the spectacle and silliness of D&D campaigns while still being fully accessible. Pine nuts. Could it be a little shorter? More words and ideas to come! #SXSW”

Jacob Hall to slash movie: “DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: Honor Among the Mysteries: Ah, folks? That’s great. A movie as tight as a drum screenplay brought to life by the cast. Hilarious without being embarrassed by the material. I fell in love early on and it never wanes.”

Brian Tallerico From “DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: You know how the game often gets built up as it goes on? The movie has a lot of that energy, which is both a blessing and a curse. The best things reminded me of Raimi, the worst of Boll.” More in Sunday’s review “.

Ryan McQuade to Watch awards:”Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves It takes a while to get going but once the second half kicks in it’s a lot of fun. The cast is terrific and the humor shines its brightest.”

Dungeons and Dragons It will be released on March 31st.

Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.